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The Great flood of 1993

The Great flood of 1993

causes, impacts, and responses

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River.
    • Subjects:
    • Floods -- Mississippi River

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Stanley A. Changnon.
      ContributionsChangnon, Stanley Alcide.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB1399.4.M72 G74 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 321 p. :
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL813083M
      ISBN 100813326192, 0813326206
      LC Control Number95050340


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